Health Departments’ Engagement in Emergency Preparedness Activities: The Influence of Health Informatics Capacity

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Shah, Gulzar H.; Newell, Bobbie; Whitworth, Ruth E.;
  • Publisher: Kerman University of Medical Sciences
  • Journal: International Journal of Health Policy and Management (issn: 2322-5939, eissn: 2322-5939)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5042586, doi: 10.15171/ijhpm.2016.48
  • Subject: Electronic Health Records (EHRs) | Original Article | Emergencies | Information Exchange | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Immunization | Disease Notification | Health | Informatics | Registries

Background: Local health departments (LHDs) operate in a complex and dynamic public health landscape, with changing demands on their emergency response capacities. Informatics capacities might play an instrumental role in aiding LHDs emergency preparedness. This s... View more
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